Apprenticeship

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At ABC, we believe in building people through the merit shop philosophy: that projects and personal advancement should be awarded based on performance, skill, and achievement. As a respected national association, we’ve been setting the standard for safety, quality, and integrity in the construction industry since 1950 — and we’re not about to stop now.

Our flexible, affordable craft and safety training leads to industry-recognized, national credentials for today’s leading construction positions. Together, we help individuals train, transform, and triumph as they pursue meaningful careers that advance their potential and build strong communities.


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HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO GET STARTED:

  • All applicants must be 18 years or older and must have a high school diploma or equivalent, Board of Education certified GED.
  • Electrical candidates must also show proof of a C grade or better in basic Algebra.
  • In order to identify the best candidates for the program, applicants must pass a rigid qualifying test that evaluates reading comprehension and math computation skills.
  • Candidates who successfully pass the qualifying examination proceed to an oral interview and a drug-screening test. Electrical applicants must also pass a color vision screening.
  • Once the candidate passes all tests and interviews, he/she is indentured and referred to a prospective employer.


IS A CAREER IN CONSTRUCTION RIGHT FOR YOU?

The ABC San Diego Training facility houses 16 classrooms, a compute lab, and a hands-on working lab of over 11,000 square feet.

For more information, please email Tracey Barrett, Director of Education, or call her at (858) 513-4700 for information about apprenticeship training, or for a personal tour of our facilities.

The recruitment, selection, and training of apprentice for the San Diego Apprenticeship Training program shall be without discrimination of color, national origin, gender, or sexual orientation.

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